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July Reading Series at KGB

Behind the Book is excited to announce an encore presentation of our Reading Series on July 14th at 7PM. These authors will be reading from works in progress. Come be surprised with us! Cyzar Arca Cyzar moved to New York when he was seven years old as an American-born citizen from the Philippines. He lived […]

BtB Holiday Book Picks!

The holidays are here! We think the best gift is a great book that can last a lifetime. Here at BtB, we have compiled a list of the merriest reads sure to inspire a special youngster in your life this holiday season. There’s something for everyone: from the early readers, to the intermediate readers, to […]

It’s Officially Summer!

And with that comes summer reading lists. Even though that might seem to be a daunting task, we’d like to make it a bit easier for you and give you some ideas for where to get started. Elementary School Mama Does the Mambo  by Katherine Leiner Following the death of her Papa, Sophia fears that […]

Some of our student books have arrived!

by Jenna Danoy, Social Media Marketing Intern From left to right, we have A Search to Ancient Maya: A Time Travel Mystery by Class 501 at PS 76, Remember the Time by Class 4-302 at CS 21, and Third Grade Wonderful Biographies by Classes 3-300 and 3-302, also at PS 76. The fifth graders at PS 76 worked […]

We’ve been reading a lot of books…

…so we reviewed them on Goodreads! Here are a few of our favorites. Bird is the story of young Mehkai, whose grandfather nicknamed him “Bird.” He is a budding artist, and he works hard at his craft – he draws pictures every day, and tries to get better with each drawing. Throughout the book, we explore the […]

Photo of the Week with Paul Griffin

Paul Griffin, author of Ten Mile River, can’t play favorites among the books he loves.  So this week he has gone above and beyond the call, and has recommended three outstanding books that he thinks you should read too. My favorite book is usually the one I’m reading, and I’m usually reading a few books […]